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Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
in additional team and the reply from john sada unfortunately it cannot support the request. there was a request made for more security, and was denied on june 7th. madam secretary, you left the consulate become a death trap and that is national security malpractice. you said you take responsibility. what does responsibility mean? you are still in your job and there are people of the department states that have culpability that are still in their jobs. i heard the answer about firing or removing personnel. i get that, but this was gross negligence. at what point in time can our administration and government fighters someone whose gross negligence left four americans dead in benghazi? what is the word responsibility to you, madam secretary? >> i think i've made that very clear, congressman. and let me say that we have come here and have made a very open, transparent presentation. i did not have to declassify the arb to it i could have joined 18 of the other arb under the democratic and republican administration, kept it classified and then just said goodbye. that's not who i am. that's not what i
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:30am EST
for the next couple of days. i'm here with john pod hotter and bill kristol, founder and editor of "the weekly standard," and we're going to get right into it. john podhoretz -- >> podhoretz -- >> john podhoretz, you wrote a book a few years back called "bush country" in which you celebrated the achievements of our 43rd president, and george w. bush was a guy who thought deeply about imuation reform, poverty and trying to craft a middle class agenda for the gop. george w. bush is a figure that many republicans have been running away from. so tell me, do you think republicans were too quick to abandon george w. bush? >> i'm sorry, what? i was tweeting. i'm sorry. [laughter] um, well, yes and no. i think, obviously, politically republicans distanced themselves from george w. bush because it was politic thing to do. numbers don't lie. he became very unpopular. parties tend not to embrace figures and politicians who become unpopular. my view is that a lot of the distress over bush's domestic agenda from which republicans fled beginning really in 2005 had, it was a, it was an ancillary result of th
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
22 months. well, john, thank you. i have and you know this because we've talked about this at great length, i have a complete understanding of where you are coming from this and what you are trying to say about the way i do want to say to you that i don't want inquisitive nose or curiosity about what possibilities might exist to be translated and optimism. i don't have optimism. i had hoped because the easiest way to resolve it would be if they -- if together we were able to find some track that changed the equation and the calculation. but i think everybody worries about, john, is that if you have a complete inclusion of the state's, nobody has clear definition of how you put those pieces back to work number one. and number two, you have a greater risk with respect to the chemical weapons. that's why i want to get in and see what the contingency plans are because i can't measure the risk without having the sense of what is on the table. what i do know is that there are a lot of weapons there. they are not hesitating to provide weapons for coming and that is one of the reasons toget
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
with senator durbin. >> i want to thank my colleagues. john mccain, thanks. i feel very good about the chance of this. chuck, thank you for your leadership on this and bob and lindsey and i understand that you have been the force behind us. we are the group and you are the force and it has worked. we have come to this moment and here we are facing immigration. nothing new in america. this nation of immigrants has been debating the issue of immigration since the first got off the boat and wanted to know why the second group is coming. that has been the heart of the conversation in america from the beginning but it really is critical to remember that those immigrants whose dna we carry has something special in their makeup to get up and move, to come to this great nation for an opportunity they couldn't find in another place. that is part of what we are today. and secondly, it says about our nation how many people we want to come here in this free country with this opportunity for an expanding economy. they want to be here in america. but let's be honest, the third is critically important. our
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
. for example, in april of 2012 john brennan asked to speak here to describe the legal -- around the obama administration drone program. the very thoughtful public discussion we had that day may have helped generate the administration simply be published counterterrorism playbook. we also hosted a national conversation last fall with cyber czar keith alexander, senator susan collins and anthony romero who is head of the aclu, and how to bring the public into the very difficult discussion on cyber. we addressed a range of issues and will cover some of this again today from privacy to the role of the department of homeland security. all of the participants in that national conversation, i know our secretary does, too, cyberattacks pose a potential catastrophic threat to u.s. infrastructure. i met janet napolitano of long ago. she knows what's coming. when she was a young associate in a phoenix law firm. she claims that she had a perm, but i have no memory. [laughter] since then she has been a u.s. attorney, ma attorney general of arizona, governor of arizona, first woman to chair the nationa
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the nomination of massachusetts senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. live coverage here on c-span the. c-span2. a bipartisan group of senators today will unveil immigration proposals at a news conference at 2:30 eastern with live coverage on c-span. this is ahead of a speech president obama will give on immigration policy tomorrow in las vegas. and wanted to tell you a little bit more about some of the new members of the 113th congress from massachusetts. democratic elizabeth warren, who defeated incumbent senator scott brown, was an early advocate for the formation of the consumer financial protection bureau and is the first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. over in the house, joseph kennedy will represent the state's 4th district. he's the grandson of former u.s. attorney general and presidential nominee robert f. kennedy. ♪ ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit, and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is not
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
president joe biden, administrator john pistole and others across the administration in continuing work this week and adding my voice to this critical dialogue. i am grateful for this opportunity to thank each of you for your service, your leadership and your partnership with one another, federal, state and local tribal leaders and especially the united states department of justice. everyday america's mayors stand on the front line of our fight against terrorism, crime and threats to the most vulnerable among us. your engagement is the essential in protecting our citizens from harm, against civil-rights violations and combating guns, gangss and drugs through violence that steel too many promising futures. you understand exactly what it is that we are up against not only because you hear the alarming statistics in news stories but because you see it firsthand on a daily basis. most importantly you recognize as i do -- all right? most importantly you recognize as i do that no public safety challenge can be understood in isolation and none of us can make the progress we need and secure the
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
people who contribute so much to the program. i also want to say a special word of thanks to john horsley, tony keane and jack basso for extraordinary service over many, many years to improving transportation, to improving all that has gone on in transportation for a long period of time. will you help me thank them for their great, great work that they have done? [applause] for a long time. and i want to thank trb for encouraging young people. all the young people that are here. the future is very bright. the future is bright in transportation. there will be many opportunities, and i know that you enjoyed your lunch and i hope that just rubbing elbows and talking to people in transportation will encourage you for the opportunities that lie ahead for you. and they would not really be available without great leadership on trb's behalf for you, but thank you all for being here but more importantly to trb thank you for encouraging young people. when president obama first asked me to do this job we had a lot of work ahead of us. we were facing the greatest economic crisis in over a generation
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm EST
conversations] >> the confirmation hearing for john kerry, the president's nominee to replace hillary clinton at the state department is tomorrow. senator kerry testifies before the relations committee at 10:00 a.m. eastern with live coverage on c-span. senator kerry is the chairman of the foreign relations committee, but because he thought the nominee, thursday's hearing will be chaired by new jersey senator, robert menendez. a week later, the confirmation hearing for chuck hagel, the president's nominee to be defense secretary. mr. hagel served two terms as republican senator for nebraska. his confirmation hearing it live on c-span thursday, january 31st at 9:30 a.m. eastern. november 20th lappin and west west to play dice regional command south from october 2010 to october 2011. from august 2004 to february 2007, served as deputy commanding general operations, not division and its latest deputy commanding general for operations for combined joint task force 76 afghanistan from january 2006 until february 2007 with responsibilities and what is not regional command east, south and southwest.
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
of the brave americans, chris stevens, john smith, ty roane and glen dorcy are part of a broader strategic challenge to the united states and our partners in north africa. i think it's important we understand the contact for this challenge as we work together to protect our people and honor our fallen colleagues. any examination of the matter must begin with the sobering fact. since 1988, they're have been 19 accountability review boards, investigating attacks on american diplomats and their facilities. since 1977, 65 american diplomatic personnel have been killed by terrorists. in addition to those who have been killed, we know what happened in tehran and the hostages being taken in 1979 our embassy and marine barracks bombing in beirut in 1983 and the terrorism saudi arabia in 1996 and our embassies and north africa in 1998 and the consulate staff murdered in saudi of the beah in 2004, the coast attack in afghanistan in 2009 and to many others. but i also want to stress the list of attacks the were foiled, crises averted and lives saved is even longer. we should never forget that the sec
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
to replace secretary of state clinton massachusetts senator john kerry who was on capitol hill on thursday about his qualifications to the secretary of state live thursday morning it's an:00 eastern on c-span. senator john mccain calls for opposition forces and syria. the called -- >> the bipartisan group that just returned from a trip to the middle east. he remains in afghanistan during his active duty as a colonel. we hope that if he is not held hostage -- some of this subsidy is. duff i'm pleased to be joined with my colleagues, both democrats and republicans who he travels to egypt, afghanistan, jordan, and israel. a man with a broader array of people. also had an opportunity to engage directly on the matter of syria. meeting in egypt with a new president and key leaders of the syrian opposition coalition and to visit the refugee camp in jordan. of one to give my colleagues an opportunity to speak for themselves, and we'll look forward to taking your questions on every aspect of our trip. the main reason why we convened this press conferences to talk about syria. one of the bay nereus
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm EST
. president, i rise today to honor the life, legacy and service of a dear friend, john edward bresch. jack led a life filled with compassion. he worked tirelessly for everyone to have access to affordable, quality health care, especially needy children and families. his heart was as big as heaven. but jack's life was also a life of great humor. anybody who knew him also knew his warm and infectious laugh. it was a sure sign that jack was somewhere nearby because you could almost hear his laughter before you saw his face. and everybody was glad to see jack coming their way. he truly never met a stranger. sadly, we won't be able to hear that distinct laughter again. jack passed away on september 1, 2012, surrounded by his family after a brief and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. from the moment of his fateful diagnosis until the day he left us, we saw him in great and courage, dignity and humility, joy, and yes laughter. and so much love and gratitude lived out on a daily basis that even in our sorrow, his memory will never be lost. tomorrow, jack will be laid to rest in our nation's mo
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